Homophilic network decomposition: a community-centric analysis of online social services

@article{Rossetti2016HomophilicND,
  title={Homophilic network decomposition: a community-centric analysis of online social services},
  author={Giulio Rossetti and Luca Pappalardo and Riivo Kikas and Dino Pedreschi and Fosca Giannotti and Marlon Dumas},
  journal={Social Network Analysis and Mining},
  year={2016},
  volume={6},
  pages={1-18}
}
In this paper we formulate the homophilic network decomposition problem: Is it possible to identify a network partition whose structure is able to characterize the degree of homophily of its nodes? The aim of our work is to understand the relations between the homophily of individuals and the topological features expressed by specific network substructures… CONTINUE READING